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literatim

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adverb or adjective lit·er·a·tim \ˌli-tə-ˈrā-təm, -ˈrä-\

Definition of literatim

  1. :  letter for letter <printed literatim from the manuscript — I. A. Gordon>



Origin and Etymology of literatim

Medieval Latin, from Latin littera


First Known Use: 1643


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